RSUTS is a very large and modern University in Russia. It has 7 departments and 15 branches. The departments are: Economics Department, Service Department, Law and Social Studies Department, Technology and Design Department, Tourism and Hospitality Department. The other two are Moscow Region Service Departments in Lubertsy and Podolsk RSUTS has a wide chain of branches. In addition to that there are “Institute of Service, and Institute of Tourism and Hospitality, located in Moscow city.The University is represented by its branches in Smolensk, Kaliningrad, Samara, Volgograd, Sochi, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Pyatigorsk, Yakutsk, Perm, Ekaterinburg, Makhachkala, Kazan, Erevan. Teaching staff numbers around 2 710 people, 1 511 of them have a scientific degree or an academic status: doctors and professors.
Russian State University of Tourism and Service (RSUTS) was founded in 1952 as a Higher School of handicraft cooperation. During its more than a half of a century history, the University has become a leader among the Russian higher educational institutions, which prepare professionals in the field of services and tourism industry.RSUTS is a main methodological center of service and tourism curriculum design which leads and unites educational institutions of Russian Federation specializing in tourism and service training. The Union consists of 267 universities and colleges.
In order to meet the Bologna standards RSUTS boosts up academic and student mobility by organizing training programs in overseas universities and colleges for professors and students. There are more than 1800 international students studying in the University. These are young people from Commonwealth of Independent States and from foreign countries: China, Korea, Nepal, Vietnam, Mongolia, Bangladesh, Chad, Congo, Nigeria, Sudan, Cameroon, and Ethiopia.
International relations department of RSUTS together with International Business School (Budapest, Hungary) and Oxford Brookes University (Oxford, UK) develops joint educational programs. Students studying and successfully completing joint program towards BA in Business Administration and Management would receive two diplomas. Within collaboration in the field of tourism, hospitality and management University has partnership relations with Kurt Bosh University (Switzerland), MODUL University (Austria), ALPINE CENTER (Greece – Switzerland – Wales), and Institute of Concierges (France).Department collaborates with Greek Training and Recruitment Agency JOB TRUST, therefore RSUTS students are able to join practical training in Greece at hotels, travel agencies and other tourism related companies. RSUTS is a member of Consortium of Community Colleges for International Development (CCID), which allows students and faculties to receive a short-term educational training in any college of USA, Canada and/or Europe.
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